KINOFEST Seattle 2016
FRI. OCT. 7, 2016 – 7.30 PM – OPENING NIGHT!- TICKETS
Germany 2015, 101 min
Directed by Margarete von Trotta
By chance Paul Kromberger discovers on the internet a photograph of the US opera diva Caterina Fabiani who is the spitting image of Evelyn, his dead wife. His unease and growing sense of alarm are transferred to his daughter, Sophie. Filled with curiosity, she leaves Germany and journeys across the Atlantic to make contact with this stranger.
SAT. OCT. 8, 2016 – 3.00 PM - TICKETS
Germany 2015, 103 min
Director: Katja von Garnier
Summer vacation. Mika is overjoyed to see Ostwind again. But then she discovers strange wounds on the belly of Ostwind, for which no one has an explanation. Yet this is Kaltenbach verge of bankruptcy!
THEN IS IT THE END? The Film Critic Michael Althen (WAS HEISST HIER ENDE? Der Filmkritiker Michael Althen)
SAT. OCT. 8, 2016 – 5.00 PM - TICKETS
DIRECTOR: Dominik Graf - 120 minutes
A film continues even after the final credits have rolled – when people talk about it and discuss it. Critic Michael Althen, who died in May 2011, knew how to get this sort of passionate dialogue with cinema going in the most beautiful manner with the texts he wrote.
SAT. OCT. 8, 2016 – 7.00 PM – US PREMIERE! - TICKETS
Switzerland 2015, 94 min
Directed by Paul Riniker
When Hans looks back, he thinks: That was a good life! He saw the world, loved his wife Martha and yes, two, three things went wrong. But let’s not talk about that.
FRI. OCT 8, 2016 – 9.30 PM TICKETS
Austria, 2014, 110 min
Narrated by Daron Rahlves and Didier Cuche.
Now celebrating its 75th anniversary, the annual Hahnenkamm race in Kitzbühel, Austria, has produced unforgettable triumphs and heart rendering tragedies, a heritage that is full of myths and legends.
SUN. OCT. 9, 2016 – 3.00 PM TICKETS
Germany, 2015, 97 min
Directed by Arend Agthe
Raffi the hamster is 8-year-old Sammy's pet and best friend. The little rodent is something very special – he can kick goals with a football and also sniff out smuggled goods better than a tracker dog.
SUN. OCT. 9, 2016 – 5.00 PM TICKETS
Germany 2015, 87 min
The short film program NEXT GENERATION was created by German Films in 1998 to introduce young talents from Germany to international audiences. Selected from film school submissions by an independent jury, the program premieres within the framework of the Cannes Film Festival and is then presented worldwide at Festivals of German Films and is also available for screenings at international film festivals.
SUN. Oct. 9, 2016 – 7.00 PM TICKETS
Germany, 2015, 95 min.
The life and faith of a Catholic prison minister is shaken when his friend and colleague is taken into custody under suspicion of sexual abuse, which drives him to discover the truth.